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. >> julie, we're in san francisco china town where there was a victory party tonight for a newly elected supervisor who was part of a historic change tomorrow. chinese new year is more than a month away but members of the asian community in san francisco say it's not too early to celebrate. >> i really appreciate it. it means a lot. it means a lot to everybody here. >> reporter: former school member yee a chinese american will be sworn in as a member of the board of supervisors tomorrow. bringing the total number of asian americans on the board to a record five out of 11 seats. and another record, four of the five will be chinese american. >> i think it's about time and i think it's good, it's great to have this representation. >> reporter: this historic change will reflect the population of san francisco. asians make up about 1/3 of the city's population. >> they will look at some of these other issues. >> reporter: ross says more asians on the board will mean legislations that's more favorable to small businesses, many who are asians. >> chinese candidates really target the chinese com
until the camp is closed. >> today we're aware of 265 prisoners four years after obama got elected when he promised to close guantanamo after a year. >> reporter: protesters also nameed the names of the prisoners they say they want to remain people that the detainees need to be released or charged and put on trial. >>> the family of aaron schwartz who relatives say committed suicide yesterday say the government is partly to blame for his death. schwartz came up with the computer code https when he was just 17. schwartz family say it is u.s. attorney in massachusetts and mit pursued exemptionally harsh charges that could have sent him to prison for 30 years which the family claims contributed to his suicide. mit announced today he is probing an internal launch into their role in schwartz death. thousands of supporters have taken to the social networking site to provide links to academic papers regardless of whether they have permission. the protests is meant to be a virtual representation of schwartz beliefs and the availability and access of all information. >>> a recent study draws a
five elective surgeries had to be cancelled because of the spill and they had today vert ambulances to other hospitals but -- divert ambulances to other hospitals. potentially contaminated surgical instruments are being cleaned. >> we have an alternative area we opened up, to process sterile supplies. >> reporter: today we saw workers from roto rooter clearing out the sewer line that became blocked yesterday. the hospital said it was roots from nearby redwood trees that worked their way into the pipe. cal osha will investigate. california department of public health has investigated the spill and a spokesman said, no regulatory violations were found. in oakland, alex savage, ktvu channel 2 news. >> red cross teamed up with organizations for the blind and visually impaired for a blood drive. head of light house for the blind, says blind people are often recipients of other's generosity and they want to give back. winter is a crucial time because fewer people are donating due to illness, bad weather and holiday vacations. >>> obesity and a lack of health insurance are among the reason
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